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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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Despite their popularity, semantic differential scales suffer from an inability to capture relative attribute importances|4,38~ and to measure overall impressions which are so critical in the definition of store image|30~.
61 Table 2 Correlation Between Piers-Harris Short Form and Semantic Differential Scale.
Thus, a cognitive flexibility scale--a kind of semantic differential scale through which the individual's flexibility towards different persons and objects can easily be learned--may be helpful.
As previously mentioned, doing the study in Hong Kong and the United States allows a limited examination of the emic/etic properties of the semantic differential scale.
Similar findings were obtained for attitude-toward-grammar-instruction in an analysis of posttest scores on the Semantic Differential Scale (Pizzo, 1981).
Vrabel and others [1998] used 7-point semantic differential scales to rate items including bright-dim and clear-hazy.
Subjects were asked to rate the RIP presenters on four semantic differential scales (not open-minded/open-minded, not expert/expert, not experienced/experienced, not trained/trained).
Figure 1 compares big business and small business on the five semantic differential scales.
After attaining criterion on equivalence probes that demonstrated formation of the classes, the participants in Groups 2 and 3 filled semantic differential scales (see Application of semantic differential scales, below).
Participants rated ten word items on seven semantic differential scales.
Semantic differential scales for each component on seven items assessed favorability of individual attitudes toward exercise.

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